In the last few years we've seen an increase in online consumer conversation as more and more South Africans gain access to the Internet, mostly via mobile. While this increase has been on the cards for some time, this year we're seeing proof of a much larger local online community. 2012 will be the year that industries better grasp how to reach us all.
By Stacey Rumble 25 Jan 2012 13:48
Marketing and communication via mobile media and the web are always evolving. New players in the space appear and disappear, almost on a monthly basis. As we all progress with the new and exciting opportunities that they open up, we can only explore further, fail, move on and start again.
By Petros Kondos 13 Jan 2012 11:22
The Mayans prophesied long ago that 2012 will see social media playing a crucial role in business communication. Why is it then, that this exciting communications channel sees otherwise good, beloved brands making avoidable mistakes? Here are a few trends, suggestions and case studies that should help you work both hard and smart in the coming months.
By William Smook 12 Jan 2012 11:29
Looking at the future of social media, it's easy to consider international trends and forget that South Africa is a developing market with unique features. In some ways, particularly mobile adoption, we are ahead of some developed markets, but in others we are still playing catch-up.
By Amanda Sevasti Whitehouse 11 Jan 2012 14:00
While 2012 will bring another hard year for some brands and their consumers, there are others which will continue to perform really well.
By Allison Cooper 10 Jan 2012 15:15
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